Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
26 / 100
Legal Index ?
38 / 100
31 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
22% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
16% Approve
84% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
64% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation only
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
N/A
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